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8 Scientific Facts You Should Know About Aromatherapy
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8 Scientific Facts You Should Know About Aromatherapy

Conventional allopathic medicine has a tendency to brand all other practices either as ‘alternative’ or merely a pseudoscience. Most often, these neglected practices have thousands of years in historical heritage over allopathic science. In fact, the term ‘allopath’ itself was coined by Dr. Hahnemann who is also the Father of Homeopathy! Likewise, aromatherapy, or using distilled plant extracts for different medical practices has a very rich history. It was used in ancient Greece, Egypt, China, and India, and it is still largely a mystery! However, the benefits are noticeable and definitive. 1. It is called therapy since the 1920s It was a quirky accident at a French chemist’s lab in the 1920s that recognized the ‘therapy’ aspect of plant extracts in the modern world. Although the p...
Yeast Infection – Symptoms and Treatment
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Yeast Infection – Symptoms and Treatment

A vaginal yeast infection is caused by yeast, which is a type of fungus. Sometimes it is referred to as Candidal vaginitis, Candidal vulvovaginitis, or yeast vaginitis. Candida is the scientific name for the yeast that causes vaginitis. About 90% of all vaginal yeast infections are caused by the Candida Albicans species. Candida species can be found in healthy women in the vagina without showing any symptoms. It is estimated that from 20% to 40% of women already have Candida in the vagina. In order to get an infection, the normal balance of bacteria and yeast is disturbed, which allows overgrowth of the yeast. Vaginal yeast infection isn't considered to be a disease that is sexually transmitted, even though yeast can be spread by sexual contact, because it can also occur in women...
Warning Symptoms of Bladder Infection
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Warning Symptoms of Bladder Infection

Bladder infections are known as inflammation of the bladder or cystitis. They are rare in men, but common in women. During their lives, more than half of all women get at least one bladder infection. However, as man is getting older, his chance of getting cystitis is getting bigger, due to in part of an increase in the size of the prostate. The experts are not sure exactly why men have less bladder infections than women. One of the reasons for this may be because women have a shorter urethra, which is a tube that carries out the urine of the bladder. This passageway is only about 1.5 inches long, which makes it easier for bacteria to find their way into the bladder. In addition, the opening to a woman's urethra lies close to the anus and the vagina. For this reason, it is easi...
Pneumonia: Symptoms And Treatment
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Pneumonia: Symptoms And Treatment

Pneumonia is an infection that occurs in one or both lungs. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. Pneumonia causes alveoli, which is an inflammation in your lung’s air sacs. When the alveoli are filled with pus or fluid, it is hard for you to breathe. Pneumonia is one of the most common causes of death in the world. Its symptoms can range from mild to life-threatening. Usually, the type of pneumonia is defined by the inflammation or organism which causes the infection, general health, and age. Causes Viruses and bacteria are the most common causes of pneumonia. Normally, your body prevents these viruses, bacteria, and other germs from infecting your lungs. However, sometimes they can overpower your immune system, even if your health is great. This infection is classifi...
Upper Respiratory Infection Treatment
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Upper Respiratory Infection Treatment

People who had a cold know very well about acute respiratory infections. URI (upper respiratory infection) is an infection of your upper respiratory tract, and it's contagious. The nose, pharynx, bronchi, larynx, and throat are all part of your upper respiratory tract. The most well known URI is, without doubt, a cold. Other types of upper respiratory infections include pharyngitis, tracheobronchitis, epiglottitis, and sinusitis. Since influenza is a systemic illness, it is not an infection of the upper respiratory tract. Types The types of upper respiratory infection refer to the parts of the upper respiratory tract, which is involved in the infection. There are other types of URI, beside the common cold: Sinusitis This is the inflammation of the sinuses. Epiglottitis This ...